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Atico International USA Recalls 9-Foot Patio Umbrellas Sold at Longs Drug Stores [09/11/2006]

WASHINGTON , D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.

CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 

Name of Product: 9-Foot Patio Umbrellas

Units: About 27,700

Importer: Atico International USA Inc., of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.

Manufacturer: Zhejiang Nengfu Tourist Products Co., Ltd, China

Hazard: The umbrella poles contain paint with excessive levels of lead, which can cause adverse health effects if ingested by young children.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported.

Description: These patio umbrellas have an opening size of 9-feet wide by 94.5-inches high. They are sold in the following solid colors: Tan, Red, Green, and Navy Blue.

Sold at: Longs Drug Stores nationwide from April 2006 through May 2006 for about $40.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Stop using these umbrellas immediately and return it to the retailer for a full refund.

Consumer Contact: Consumers can contact Atico International USA Inc. toll-free at (877) 546-4835 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the company's Web site at

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